|Object type||Black & white - Digital print|
|Date made||c 1914|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Studio portrait of 1412 Private (Pte) Ralph McGibbon, 4th Battalion, of Woodstock, NSW. A ...
Studio portrait of 1412 Private (Pte) Ralph McGibbon, 4th Battalion, of Woodstock, NSW. A shearer and labourer prior to enlisting in November 1914, Pte McGibbon embarked from Sydney with the 2nd Reinforcements on board HMAT Seang Bee (A48) on 11 February 1915. Pte McGibbon was wounded in action during the ANZAC landing at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915. He died of his wounds on 7 May 1915 while enroute to Alexandria on the hospital ship Gloucester Castle. Pte McGibbon was 29 years of age.